Short stories

Little wonders that come to you unexpectedly


Fantasy > A Chudail Kitty Party: A situational humour story of a chudail who wants to leave her magic abilities behind. Part of Magical Women, anthology by Hachette India

Comic > My Zombie Babe: A brand new caper for detective Anantya Tantrist in a 20-page comic with amazing artwork by Devaki Naogi. Part of Necrobaba, an anthology of comic shorts by SyenaGiri.

Science fiction > Bhaisaab’s Bespoke Brides Boutique: A humourous dystopian take on arranged marriages and a shop selling custom-made brides. Part of India 2049, an upcoming anthology by Mithila Review. 


Fantasy > The Daughter That Bleeds: A heart-wrenching, funny story of a man selling his daughter in the fertility market. Part of The Best Asian Speculative Fiction, an anthology by Kitaab, Singapore. The story won the Editor’s Choice Award. Buy.

Comic > Obsolete Baby: A whimsical and darkly funny short comic that deals with giving birth and our obsession with technology. Illustrated by artist Kavita Nambissan, it released in Ground Zero Fourth Volume by MetaDesiComics

Comic > It’s a dog’s death: A short fantasy-horror comic in an anthology by Holy Cow Entertainment. Buy.

Mystery > Terror Strikes back: A short ghostly story in a children’s anthology Celebrate! Holi released by Hachette India. Buy.